South Kivu Gov. Théo Ngwabidje visited the realm to see the destruction for himself, and posted on his Twitter account that the provincial authorities had dispatched medical, shelter and meals provides.
A number of fundamental roads to the affected space have been been made impassable by the rains, hampering the reduction efforts.
President Felix Tshisekedi has declared a nationwide day of mourning on Monday to honor the victims, and the central authorities is sending a disaster administration staff to South Kivu to assist the provincial authorities.
Heavy rains in latest days have introduced distress to hundreds in East Africa, with components of Uganda and Kenya additionally seeing heavy rainfall.
Flooding and landslides in Rwanda, which borders Congo, left 129 folks lifeless earlier this week.